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you know who paid me, who signed my checks. what a typical day was like. who i took my orders from. they wanted to know everything. >> according to declassified report issued in january. u.s. intelligence analysts concluded sputnik was part of the massive russian intelligence campaign to spread misinformation during the 2016 election. investigators believe there was a combination of covert intelligence operations. paid social media trolls. and, state funded media. all of which is now under investigation by special council robert mueller. sputnik did not respond to numerous requests for comments but told yahoo! news it was a news organization dedicated to accurate news reporting. is it russian propaganda? >> yes. >> fineberg took the job believing he would be allowed to report freely. after four months he was fired
for refusing to do a story he thought was wrong. sputnik alleges it was over his performance. but fineberg says he has prove of meddling by moscow in the 6,000 e-mails handed to the fbi. >> they only will run a story when it meets a certain criteria. the angle that the story takes is one that, that, meets their world view. >> the world view of vladamir putin? >> that's where the money is coming from. >> the fbi would not comment. meanwhile, the justice department recently asked another russian owned media organization, rt america to register as foreign agency. rt tells cbs news tonight that any claims it engages in political active team are entylerly baseness. anthony. >> thank you, jeff. people who live near the old exide battery plant in los angeles are demanding state help. nearly 10,000 homes in the area
have soil with lead contamination, and other toxins. but there may not be enough money to clean it up. here is mireya villarreal. for more than a year, crews have been cleepi ingcleaning up some hazardous land. where toxic levels of lead have seeped into the soil. generations of chirp have plldr in the front yard. >>ize was alarmed. concernedment nothing to play around with. >> five miles south. carlo' yard tested positive for lead. according to the state, it may never be decontaminated because of a budget short fall. >> i am a little frustrated. i just hope that they come back to the rest of us. and, and give us a chance to have our houses cleaned up awell. >> before closing. exide technology plant, recycled car batteries for 70 years. spewing toxic lead,ic the air, poisoning the properties. now a reece report confirms.
25% of homes will be cleaned. the deputy director is in charge of working with the 176 million dollar clean-up budget. >> not to say that we are not going to address the remaining properties. >> there is not much money right now to clean up homes affected. >> that's correct. there is not enough money to clean up 10,000 homes. >> 98% of tested yards came back with lead levels above state's 80 parts per million. levels of led cause brain damage and stunt growth in children. instead of using state standard. department of toxic substances control its using federal standard of 400 parts per the county supervisor says the state is failing the community. >> this goes beyond, flint michigan. the clean-up so lax. the oversight so lax. a disregard for the community. that to be is unacceptable.
>> reporter: this home here tested positive for high levels of lead. the family doesn't know when or if they will get any sort of cleaning up. just over the fence is a priority yard. this one right here, is already on the list to get a clean-up later on this month. this kind of hopscotching has frustrated people living here. in this pro dominantly latino neighborhood. many of them are planning to appropriate test tonight. in flunlt of the headquarters of the state clean-up agency. >> 10,000 homes contaminated. incredible. mireya villarreal, thank you. >> come offing up next the fatal police shooting of afl college police shooting of afl college student in atlanta. police shooting of afl college student in atlanta. mom i dropped my ball. got it. ewwww oh eat it! lysol kills 99.9% of bacteria on soft and hard surfaces. one more way you've got what it takes to protect. you're lucky you're cute. lysol max cover with 2x wider coverage kills 99.9% of bacteria.
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an investigation is under wayta fatal shoot sg of a georgia tech student by campus police. mark strassmann is in atlanta. >> drop the knife. >> in the smart phone video, five georgia tech police officers, guns drawn surround a barefoot suspect they believe carried a gun and a knife. >> zroidrop it. drop it. >> 21-year-old scout schultz appeared disoriented and possibly suicidal. >> nobody wants to hurt you. >> drop the knife. >> when schultz stepped toward police, one of them fired a single fatal shot. >> drop it! >> schultz, a computer engineering student with a 3.9,
gpa leader in georgia tech lgbtq community. two years ago, schultz self identified as nonbinary, neither male nor female. >> kind of the soul of our family. his loss is kind of ripped the heart out. >> bill schultz, skoultcout's f admits his child was fighting mental illness. >> he did have some issues two years ago when he first came out as, nonbinary gender. >> by issues you mean? >> well he did attempt suicide once. >> state investigators later confirmed, scout schultz made the 911 call that instigated the deadly moment. and also left behind three suicide notes. this was the multipurpose tool schultz held. it's knife folded. there was no gun. >> why shoot? >> that's the question? >> that's the question the why shoot. >> georgia tech police do carry
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saved the world, told his story. in september 1983, at the height of the cold war, alarms went off in a soviet command center. indicating the u.s. had launched five missiles. petrov, lieutenant colonel had to decide if the attack was real. the soviets would have just minutes to respond. but something didn't feel right, petrov knew the u.s. wouldn't start a war with five missiles. action on gut instinct he reported the alert as a system malfunction. he was right. a satellite had mistaken the sun's reflection on clouds, as a missile launch. in 2006, petrov received an award from the united nations. walter cronkite shook his hand. >> the courage to make you the man who saved the world. >> petrov a hero in the west. the soviet military reprimanded
wants to get off her chest. off awe right here. >> a tattoo. >> it is latin. >> she took inspiration from an unlikely source. 19th century writer, ralph waldo emerson. >> when i was 1. during a lecture class. >> you came across it. this is deep. i need the tattoo right away. >> eight years later, need has turned to regret. today was at a dermatologist office for her first laser removal treatment. >> the extraction. takes away from my professional. >> does your mom know you are getting it off. >> yes. >> did she say told you so? >> yes, she did. >> she couldn't resist. >> that kind of impulsive decision making during youth that prompted today's report. which something je which suggests they should council adolescents to think. removal is difficult, expensive and only partially elective.
>> four to 20 treatments. >> dermatologist, dr. eric schweiger. >> take a six month waiting period before you get the tattoo to make sure you want it. >> lot of teenagers don't want to wait six minutes much less six months. do you think that is realistic? >> i think we can try to get the message across. if you still want it. really be careful on where you put it on your body. and, select the right tattoo parlor the that is high genic. decreases chance of infection. >> high genic means as clean as a dentist's office. use disposable gloves, new sterile needles, fresh unused ink. kids need to be told of possible complications, bleeding, scarring, and infection. anthony. >> thank you for the i told you so. dr. lapook. that's the "overnight news" for tuesday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back later for the morning news, and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm anthony mason. thank you for watching.
welcome to the "overnight news." i'm jericka duncan. the eyes of the world will focus on the united nations today when president trump addresses the general assembly. it its mr. trump's first trip to the u.n. as president. and in the past, he has been highly critical of the organization. even threatening to slash u.s. funding. the president doubled down yesterday, calling for a complete overhaul of the u.n. which he called bureaucratic and ineffective. mr. trump's speech today is expected to focus on north korea, and the iran nuclear deal. here is meg oliver. >> thank you, mr. president. president trump refused to stay whether he will pull the u.s. out of iran nuclear deal during
photo op with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. earlier he pressed world leaders to the support the sweeping changes to the united nations. >> in recent years the united nations has not reach its full potential. because of bureaucracy and mismanagement. >> the president also said it is unfair for any one nation to carry a disproportion that share of the load. the u.s. its the u.n.'s largest contributor. paying at least 25% of the operating budget and 2% for peacekeeping forces. >> we also ask that every peacekeeping mission have clearly defined goals. >> so far, about 120 of the u.n.'s 193 nations are on board. >> this is an opportunity for all of us to seize this moment, and ensure that the united nations remains relevant. >> president trump delivers his first speech to the general assembly. he is expected to promote his america first agenda. and discuss global terrorism, iran and north korean nuclear
crisis. >> overnight, the u.s. and south korea dropped live bombs over the korean peninsula. while china and russia kicked off naval drills near the north korean border. the white house says mr. trump and china's president, committed to maximizing pressure on north korea, during a morning phone call. >> meg oliver, cbs news, the united nations. our other big story this morning, a trio of hurricanes out in the atlantic. one of them, maria is bearing down on some of the same caribbean island that were devastated by hurricane irma. here with a look at where the storms are headed is meteorologist, eric fisher. >> start with the storm tracking two weeks now. that is jose. which now looks a little more like a nor'easter. starting to lose some of the tropical characteristics. track keeps it offshore. this will pre deuoduce surf. rip current. strong wind near the coastline. not the worst case. one that will have mid-atlantic to new england.
the storm that has gone under rapid intensification. the last 24 hours is maria. a tropical storm yesterday afternoon. and now it is a category 4 hurricane. we can laook right in. eye cleared out this afternoon a pinhole eye that is bearing down on dominica, martinique to the south. the eye likely will draus over dominica tonight. track to the north, west. landfall on puerto rico early on wednesday. it would be the first cat 4 there since the 1930s. preparation should be under way for a destructive storm in puerto rico and virgin islands. after that through the bahamas off the eastern seaboard sunday. hurricane warnings include puerto rico, virgin island. hurricane watch extend to the e dominican republic. puerto rico survived hurricane irma with minimal damage. majority of the island did lose power, but that was mainly due
to an ancient lech tris grielec. the u.s. virgin island are in maria's cross hairs. david begnaud from san juan. >> unless with the military one we to get there is by bolt or helicopter. when we got close to the air pour, you could see the vast devastation from irma. as soon as we landed. emt, jacob bradley from arkansas told us all of the critically ill patients are air lifted out of the hurricane path. >> if it's been bad. we have had -- six patients laying in a restaurant. because we couldn't get them to a hospital. >> even bradley and the first responders are leaving. >> i would say, compare to katrina. definitely. if not worse. >> as you ride around the island. we found a lot of people who said. listen the i stayed for irma. going to stay again for maria. we have come across groups of people who said there is no way i am riding out another storm. >> like dana neil. >> it's horrible over there. there is not a leaf, every tree
is bent. buildings, houses. businesses. everything is devastated. >> others like kent roy aren't leaving. >> you know, we have paradise. this is all we have to go through. been here before. done it before. we do it again. >> chelsea and her boyfriend, have been trying to find a way out for two days now. >> just desperate to get out of here. trying to be patient as possible. just hard not to give up. >> we have made it back to puerto rico. look, we have been warned if maria makes a direct hit here as expected it could cut power to the island for weeks. already tonight. officials have ordered food rationing of water, milk. baby formula, flash lights. batteries. >> hurricane could not have come at a worse time for the florida keys. a lot of retz dents were allowed back this weekend. it was not a happy homecoming. manuel bojorquez reports from island mirada.
>> the hurricane struck with force, it ripped the roof clean off the gas station. unclear when the pumps will be back up and running. the reason officials are warning any one come offing to the keys, essential services, fume. electricity. sewer, clean running water all limited now. authorities are asking residents to be as self sa fish ept -suff possible. more than a week after hurricane irma slammed the keys. the devastated island chain is far from people left it. >> so this is not -- your boat. >> no. i have no idea who it belongs to. however we do have the numbers on it. county officials urging those returning, bring water, food. tent. air conditioners to escape the 90 degree heat. >> want to welcome you back to the keys. but i want to also tell you the same time. when you evacuated you are not
coming back to the same keys you left all. up apolice and national guard troops are operating two dozen check points to enforce security throughout the island. >> so we will all pretty much fell off. >> evacuees, jared and airen were allowed to return to their homes sunday. half of it looks like it came apart. only able to check on the condition of the house. leaving satellite images of the devastation. what was it lack just to drive in. >> look a war zone. >> obviously the trees and sfuf were down. leaves were gone. i notice the sand. notice the lack of sands. despite losing most of of what they owned. they plan on rebuilding soon as it will be okay. we'll get through it. all you can do. >> recovery centers in the keys to help the robertson's, apply for fima relief.
a lot of football fans are coming to the realization that new england patriots quarterback tom brady just may be the goat. that means the greatest of all time. brady has won five super bowl championships and las vegas odd makers pick the pats to make it to the big game again this year. at 40 years old, brady says he has no plans to retire. he claims diet and exercise keep him fit. and he has got a new book that describes his workouts. brady invited norah o'donnell in for a lesson. >> see, that was better. >> some people want denser muscles. as an athlete, quarterback. i don't want them. i want my muscles strong, active and pliable.
>> you describe it lengthening and softening of the muscles. everyone thinks they want muscles to be harder. >> what we have been educated on the i may argue something differently. i have seen really strong, physically fit guys, at, would be definition of health that are ones injured the most. if i can keep my muscles, pliable, i can, hopefully, you know limit the intensity or limit the injury altogether. you know if i do absorb some of the forces. >> on average, a professional football player lasts just six years in the nfl. compare that to brady. who is two games into his 18th season. he credits his longevity to a wholistic approach. >> we talk rehab. we get injured. we go to rehab. you talk about pliability in terms of, prehab. >> yeah. >> meaning, pliability can prevent injury. >> yeah. not just athletes but for everybody. everyone, my parents could do it. sisters can do it.
i did pliability this morning on my son whose leg was sore. he is 8 years old. >> you are trying to make the case that pliability is a whole different way to look at -- athleticism. >> a philosophy he adopted after meeting long time trainer and business partner alex guerrero. >> you describe him not a body coach but body engineer. >> yeah, when my elbow was in pain, every day. alex through his treatments in 2004. started lengthening and softening all the muscle in my forearm. it took away the tension in the muscle. i was like, god that makes so much sense. >> band here. >> pliability can be achieved by a lot of band work? >> band work will, say increase your strength. while, limiting the density of the muscle. the denser the muscle means less pliable it is. most workouts are resistance bands, based. >> brady's sports therapy center doesn't look like an average
gym. 90% of the training is done with flexible bands, followed by specific massage techniques to focus on problem areas of the body. >> i would say faster quicker now than i, when i first started playing in high school. >> faster atge 1. >> yeah, i am. off awe all my friends who are, moms are going to be sag to their husbands. tom brady is better at 40 than he was at 1. all these band in their christmas. >> there should be. >> you really went to play into your mid 40s? >> yeah. that's the goal for me. >> does giselle agree? >> go back and forth. she will say, ten years ago you told me it is ten years. now it is ten years. now you are saying another five years. >> do you worry about concussions? >> i don't worry about them. i am not oblivious to them. some of my idols ha to retire because of head injuries. i am conscious of it. i also, love the sport so much, that i want to keep playing. that i want to keep playing. clearasil rapid action begins working fast for clearly visible results in as little as 12 hours.
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for the children of malawi, a song of hope. this land locked nation of 17 million is the size of pennsylvania. and one of the poorest countries on earth. disease is rampant here. pediatric health care almost unheard of. this past july, malawi's children got some help. to you and me she is madonna. to people in malawi, she is the lady behind the new hospital. and she was here for opening day. >> oh, my gosh, what a beautiful hospital. hi, how are you? >> madonna. >> thank you for having us. >> thanks for having us. this is mercy. esther, stella. >> mercy, esther, stella, david. are four of her six children.
this was actually the first time she had seen the finished building. >> let's go on a tour. the mercy james pediatric surgery center named for her adopted daughter has operating rooms and children's icu. >> are these patients waiting for surgery or recovering? >> some recovering, some waiting. >> reporter: it is a beautiful place. >> yeah, gorgeous. it's kind of awesome. i mean if you are going to get sick, come here. >> reporter: right. >> there are a few other options. hospital bed in malawi are scarce. children often have to compete with adults for things like, intensive care. >> what about this little guy? >> madonna didn't know much about malawi when she made her first trip here in 2006. did have to look it up on a map. not going to lie. it changed my life.
>> it is crowded. dirty. felt like a small city. run by kids. horrified by what she saw, madonna made the documentary and went on to found, raising malawi, a charity dedicated to child education and health care. >> his name is david. his mother died in child birth. she also met and adopted a critically ill baby, david bonda and girl, mercy james. after clearing legal hurdles for both. i made the promise i would come back. this year she adopted twin girls. madonna has two older children, lo ruch lourdes, 20, and rocco, 17, on hand painting a mural. >> looking good. very nice job. >> is your family complete with six children? >> who nose, never say never. >> does becoming a mom heal you in a sense too? >> of course it does. i get to become the mom i never had. >> madonna was 5 years old when she lost her mother to breast
cancer in 1963. ♪ ♪ >> she says trauma of that loss. ♪ ♪ you can dance ♪ >> fueled her rebellious nature and her famous desire to push the envelope. ♪ when you call my name for for it's like a little prayer i'm down on my ♪ >> when i was younger i use to say things and do crazy things. >> to be provocative? >> just to be a punk. just to irritate people. >> why? >> i don't know. because that's part of growing up. isn't it? ♪ express what he's got, baby ready or not ♪ >> her spirit is the same. but her focus has changed. >> is what she has curable? irreversible. unfortunately. >> in malawi, the u.n.est mates a million adults have aids and that around half a million children are orphans pause of it. madonna says her desire to help them was shaped by what she saw happen to aids patients in new york in the 1980s. >> i went to st. vincent's
hospital. and i saw emaciated men dying in beds by themselves nobody touching them nobody holding them. and i just started laying down on beds with them and putting my arms around them. taking care of them. showing them love, warmth, affection. that stayed in my head. when i came here and found history repeating itself. i also felt, it's my responsibility. i have to take care of these kids. >> back here they're not concerned with how madonna chose malawi, only she did. >> what did you know about madonna? not an awful lot. this is direct result of late access to health care. if he had been given antibiotics, he would have been fine. >> the pediatric surgeon grew up in malawi. most of his career he had too many patients and too little to treat them with. so when he got to know madonna he asked for the moon. >> you figured, madonna would say no? >> well, no. we, we thought she might say yes. >> ha-ha. >> we hoped. yeah. yeah. yeah.
>> reporter: he now has the means to tran new surgeons. doctors like tia kapalamula can get the experience. >> how is your baby? >> good. >> the more you operate. the more experience you get. and more, good, you become. >> you are just going to become a better, belter doctor. >> exactly. exactly. >> is the bone okay? >> the bone is fine. the muscles are exposed. >> a huge investment. you get it right in the beginning of their lives. you know they go through life normally. >> that's the hope the kids will be able to lead there mall lives. absolutely. as is their right. >> should we get out of here with our big ugly cameras. yes. >> she is admittedly a control freak. at 59 she says the experience of building a hospital here has taught her patience. >> initially we took skin from the cheek. >> uh-huh. >> folded it in. >> hive learni have learned to feeling uncomfortable. >> wasn't the case.
how did you used to be? >> i just used to get really upset. and -- didn't you watch "truth or dare." >> of course i did. >> there, watch it again. >> you may recall that sunny blew up over a faulty microphone in the 1991 documentary. ♪ to get to you >> you put me the [ bleep ] frequency, and [ bleep ]. >> freaking out about my sound going bad. it's like every night. >> still though, yeah. does it still have to be perfect? >> it really depend. how much sleep i have had. what is going on mine life. but i do think i am able to handle, things with, a little bit more grace than i used to. >> let them wait. >> grace, maybe. but the madonna we met was feisty and combative as ever. >> i'm not rushing this is my first walk through. we worked hard for this. >> resistance makes you stronger. if everyone says yes all the time. eventually you will stop trying. >> it must be. >> exhausting.
>> exhausting. >> it is. but i am tough. come on, let's duke it out. >> oh, no, i am not going to take you on. >> i am the embodiment of whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger. so -- yeah. >> hey, guys. >> the new center is relatively small. only around 50 beds. but, what they really seem to have built here is -- >> hope. >> a good beginning. >> could this have been done without madonna. >> definitely not. no way. >> amazing. wow. >> what do you hope the name madonna means? >> mother of god. isn't that what it means? >> in your case? >> people hear that name? >> hmm. i don't know. i don't know. lots of words are popping in my head. >> you can say them all. doesn't have to be a one word answer. >> okay. tough girl from detroit. good mother. resilient.
six would be mars astronauts returned to earth. they worth in space but secluded biodome on the slopes of a volcano in hawaii. the crew spent eight months living like they were on the red planet. don dahler has the story. this was the fifth time the nasa backed project sent people to live inside a dome. the goal its to see how they deal with the stress and isolation and figure out how to select the right mix of people for a lengthy mars mission. >> three, two, one. whoo. >> the crew of four men and two women ended their mission with cheers. >> oh, my gosh. >> hugs. and buffet of fresh fruit. a welcome change from the freeze dried canned food they mainly
ate for eight months. >> for me one of the things i miss from home is portuguese cooking. >> the project is known as hawaii space explore asian analog and simulation, or high seas for short. university of hawaii professor kim benstad, principal investigator says conflicts during lengthy space missions are inevitable and hopes the research will provide nasa with insights how to assemble crews that can remain cohesive despite clashes. >> having variety is a good thing. trying to put together a tool box for mars. and if you have a tool box you don't fill it with hammers, they're the best hammers in the solar system. >> sensors track the locations and volume of their voices during arguments. and if they felt stressed, virtual reality, devices allow them to escape to a tropical beach. unlike the biosphere 2 expeerment, where some were not on speaking terms by the end, they said this group seemed to get along.
>> said earlier that they think they're going to be friend forever. so, pleased to see that. >> crew members were able to communicate with loved ones during the study. but it was subject to a 20 minute delay each way. that tea how long it takes for a signal from earth to mars. any time they ventured outside the dome. the crew put on space suits. the harsh landscape. 8200 feet up is similar to what astronauts will encounter on the martian surface. >> send humans out. important for the future of the species. think really important to, to get off of earth. look back at the geological record. it is just full of mass extinctions. >> the next mission begins in january. and they're still taking applications, if you're interested. well that's the "overnight news" for this tuesday. for some of you, the news continues. for others check back with us later for the morning news. and, of course, cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york.
>> it's tuesday, september 19th, 2017. this is the cbs morning news. hurricane maria strikes the caribbean and strikes hard, making landfall as a category 5. the spotlight is on president trump. he'll deliver his speech at the united nations and the hot topic will be north korea. and the fbi wiretapped the foreman before and after the presidential election. >> good morning from the studio 57 news room at cbs news